Michael Jai White & Lynn Whitfield began production this week on their new GMC movie. GMC has been at the front of creating inspiring movies for a year.
This is just one more step in positive programming!
Production began this week in Wilmington, NC on GMC’s World Premiere Original feature film Somebody’s Child, starring NAACP Image Award© nominee Michael Jai White (Why Did I Get Married Too, We The Party,), Emmy© and NAACP Image Award© winner Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker Story, Eve’s Bayou), Nadine Ellis (“Let’s Stay Together””), Clifton Powell (Ray, “For Richer or Poorer”) and Byron Minns (Undisputed). Based on the award-winning screenplay by Siddeeqah Powell, Somebody’s Child is directed by Gary Wheeler (“Heart of Christmas”, “The Trial”) and will make its world television premiere on GMC TV in August 2012.
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A divine twist of fate causes Constance Rivers (Lynn Whitfield) and her son Douglas (Michael Jai White) to open their hearts to an ex-convict, Benjamin Sparks (Byron Minns). While on the brink of losing her battle with kidney failure, Constance’s near death confession instantly collides her past with her present. Douglas and Benjamin learn they are fraternal twin brothers who were separated at birth 37 years ago. On the verge of losing their mother, the two must work to develop a bond of brotherhood that will last a lifetime and give their mother peace.